Feature #3

We need an open replacement for mpt

Added by Garrett D'Amore over 8 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:In ProgressStart date:2010-07-30
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:David Gwynne% Done:


Target version:-
Difficulty:Medium Tags:needs-triage


LSI's mpt driver is closed source. This is a strategic driver, and we need an open replacement.

illumos-3-mpt.patch Magnifier (99.4 KB) Gordon Ross, 2017-04-04 12:34 AM


#1 Updated by Garrett D'Amore over 8 years ago

  • Assignee set to David Gwynne

#2 Updated by David Gwynne over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Priority changed from High to Urgent
  • % Done changed from 0 to 70

an optimistic implementation has been written. just debugging the scsi io path now.

#3 Updated by David Gwynne over 8 years ago

  • % Done changed from 70 to 80

one and a half hours waiting for the server to reboot between tests, half an hour grubbing around in the code...

scsi transport works now.

#4 Updated by Garrett D'Amore over 4 years ago

  • Priority changed from Urgent to Normal
  • Tags set to needs-triage
  • Difficulty set to Medium

Reducing this to normal priority.

#5 Updated by Gordon Ross almost 2 years ago

There's a work-in-progress snapshot from David Gwynne
attached here as: illumos-3-mpt.patch

Hopefully someone might continue this work,
test it, and get it integrated.

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